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    HMO challenges, opportunities, & valuations

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 444 views

    Property Tribes is pleased to give you the heads up for our first ever "HMO Week".  It's powered by Platinum Property Partners.The week runs from Monday 27th March for 7 days, and new and exclusive content will be ...

    Choosing a tenancy deposit protection scheme

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 229 views

    TDS figures on disputes tell them that cleaning is the most common issue that will cause a dispute to arise. Although less than 1% of tenancies end in dispute, of these, cleaning is mentioned in 57%. The Tenancy Deposit Scheme ...

    2017 Policy "Hit List" - Residential Landlords Association

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 449 views

    Canterbury City Council has launched a bid to make residential landlords pay business rates, by voting to lobby the district’s MPs and the Government for a change in the rules.The move was originally aimed at the owners of student ...

    Section 24 - call to arms for landlords!

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 791 views

    Whether you became a landlord 20 years ago, or you are starting investing today, there are always threats to consider and mitigate against.Over the years, these will change, depending on market conditions, but many remain largely the  ...

    Reasons to be positive about property investment in 2017

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 737 views

    Asking prices of property new to the market have jumped an average of 1.3% this month, Rightmove reported this morning. The monthly rise, which equates to an average of £3,877, is the same as March last year, when there was a buying  ...

    Axe The Tenant Tax - next stage of campaign against Section 24

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 732 views

    Please find a summary update from Douglas Haig of the RLA following the Tenant Tax coalition meeting last week.Other updates will follow in due course... The focus of recent RLA tax campaigning has been the budget. After publishing ...

    Furnishing a holiday let or serviced apartment

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 86 views

    Holiday lets are a very attractive investment to those wishing to diversify their portfolio. They are not affected by Section 24 and they can deliver a healthy yield and often do well with capital appreciation as well, due to the ...

    Interest only vs. Repayment mortgage for BTL?

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 534 views

    An up-dating round up of new mortgage products and ranges launching throughout March 2017.Ipswich Building Society has launched a new two-year fix rate buy-to-let product at 3.39% and a two-year discount at 3.44% for new purchases and ...

    Local authority enforcement

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 11 views

    Landlords are welcoming plans to use funds raised in tackling criminal landlords to root out others who give the sector a bad name.New regulations mean that councils can charge criminal landlords fines of up to £30,000 for a ...

    Tips for spotting rogue tenants | upad

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 254 views

    Landlords warned about using Gumtree on tonight’s “Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords” Channel 5 TV show “Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords” airs its second episode of the third series tomorrow night at 9pm on  ...

    Karen Bennett – advice on choosing the right mortgage for you

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 114 views

    A new residential product that may be of interest to older landlords.New mortgage offers solution to borrowers who are nearing the end of their interest-only deals with an outstanding balance Shawbrook Bank has this morning announced the ...

    Property debt advice - Negative Equity UK

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 163 views

    I just came across some very interesting stats about landlord debt that I thought worth sharing:Source data It will be interesting to monitor these and see if they start to change as Section 24 starts to bite!SEE ALSO  -  ...

    Air B 'n B , short term lets, and serviced accommodation considerations

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1404 views

    This series of tweets caught my eye this morning as it shows the reality of some of the strategies that claim you can make huge amounts of money.I wonder if the courses mention what a challenge it will be to undertake illegitimate R2R/SA ...

    HMRC stepping up "Let Property" Campaign

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1000 views

    A landlord who ran multiple property companies but failed to declare his income or that he was a company director to HM Revenue and Customs has been sentenced for evading £281,000 in taxes. Michael Charles Waddingham - currently the  ...

    Conversion of Tyrers Department Store to residential

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 178 views

    I just came across this article in the Times that claims that forestry has been the top-performing asset class in the UK over the past three years, with total returns at 14.7 per cent, according to the agency Strutt & Parker, beating ...

    Midlands Engine Strategy of £392m Launched By Government

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 123 views

    Earlier this week, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced the launch of the "Midlands Engine Strategy".Along with the "Northern Powerhouse", this strategy is part of the Government's plan to create prosperity ...

    Changing landlord dynamics and rent rises

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 434 views

    The number of new landlords instructing agents is at its lowest for two years - and with worse to come thanks to the deterrent of mortgage interest tax relief changes. That's the view of the Royal Institution of Chartered ...

    Axe The Tenant Tax - next stage of campaign against Section 24

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 715 views

    The Tenant Tax campaign have launched a new website, just three weeks before Section 24 comes into effect.The new website includes a campaign video, a list of the campaign's supporters - including the ARLA, NLA, RLA, UKALA and the ...

    Women In Property - Advice and insights from some of our favourite female property investors

    Added by InsidePropertyInvesting 23 views

    Vanessa and I don't always agree on things, but I think one thing we share a passion for is showing that the property industry is an amazing place for women to forge successful careers. We've had a number of hugely successful and  ...

    Section 24 Tax Mitigation Strategies - A Word Of Caution

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 852 views

    The Chartered Institute of Taxation has produced a very helpful blog up-dating on the state of play with regards to tax evasion and tax avoidance.I have pulled out a few of the topics that are most relevant to property investment:Offshore  ...

    Reasons to be positive about property investment in 2017

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 700 views

    The Land Registry has released some data sets for property prices for January 2017.There are some interesting statistics:Source article In January 2017, the most expensive residential sale took place in the London Borough of ...

    Leasehold properties - a landlord perspective

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 552 views

    The Conveyancing Association (CA) has this week published a consumer guide on leasehold property. The document, released yesterday, has a specific focus on the fees and charges that may be payable to a lease administrator. ...

    Conversion of Tyrers Department Store to residential

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 5 views

    It's always inspiring to learn about development projects of other PT members, find out how they financed them, and how they are going to realise their vision for their project.We recently met up with Liverpool based property ...

    2017 Policy "Hit List" - Residential Landlords Association

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 342 views

    The Government is being challenged to admit that the reasons for changing the way landlords are taxed are flawed.In a recent statement in Parliament, a Treasury Minister, Jane Ellison MP, argued that plans to restrict mortgage ...

    Choosing a tenancy deposit protection scheme

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 211 views

    Every Friday, you can join @tenancydeposits on twitter for #AskTDS.Each week they will be covering a different issue, alternating between those that affect landlords, and those that affect tenants. You can join the hashtag and get your ...

    Guide to property due diligence by industry professionals

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 1074 views

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging over 55s to check investment opportunities are genuine before they part with their money.This comes as new research*, commissioned as part of the FCA’s ScamSmart campaign, ...

    Low risk way to start out in BTL

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 563 views

    The number of 35 to 44-year-olds living in private rented accommodation has passed a million for the first time in decades and is expanding at a faster rate than younger age groups. A lack of homes and high property prices are forcing ...

    Changing landlord dynamics and rent rises

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 420 views

    A father is worried his family – including his five-week old son – will be forced out of their home when new tax rules for landlords are brought in next month. Michael Sansam, 31, is calling on ...

    Property strategies for 2017 - Buy to let property investing | private landlord

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 876 views

    Figures prove landlords delivering longer tenancies without needing new laws.TENANTS in private rented housing are staying longer than ever in their current homes as the proportion with children increases.According to the English Housing ...

    Residential Landlords Association - tour of Head Office

    Added by Vanessa Warwick 474 views

    A massive 30,000 landlords are now members of the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) – just 18 months after membership hit the 20,000 mark.Set up in 1998 by landlords for landlords, the not-for-profit association – ...